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New Year, New Blog?

Basically, this is what happened New Year? Maybe it’s time to get that blog — @elysian_booksish And now here we are. Welcome to my blog. It is mostly done. I might change some setting now and then to see what works better. I spent quite a lot of time building this so I do hope […]

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The Bookish Faerie ,why?

Faerie /ˈfeɪəri,ˈfɛːri/ noun ARCHAIC•LITERARY imaginary; mythical.modifier noun: faerie; modifier noun: faery“bookish faerie” I find that I’m more comfortable walking around d in elf ears than with normal round ears. Is that strange? Probably. Probably not. *shrugs* Hence, the decision to make The Bookish Faerie part of my brand. Faeries are whimsical. They are elysian to […]

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The Wicked King(The Folk of the Air #2)by Holly Black, #13 review

Publication date: 8 Janunary 2019 You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, […]

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Crown of Feathers by Nicki PauPreto ( Crown of Feathers #1), #12

Publication date: 12 February 2019 An Ember in the Ashes meets Three Dark Crowns in this lush debut fantasy novel about a girl who disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors that ride phoenixes into battle. I had a sister, once… In a world ruled by fierce warrior queens, a […]

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The Restless Girls by Jessie Burton,#11 review

Publication date: 27 September 2018  The twelve daughters of King Alberto, Queen Laurelia’s death is a disaster beyond losing a mother. The king decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs, and for the girls, those costs include their lessons, their possessions, and most importantly, their freedom. But the sisters, especially the eldest, […]

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Light Filters In Poems by Caroline Kaufman

Publication date: 22 May 2018 In the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and Adultolescence, this compilation of short, powerful poems from teen Instagram sensation @poeticpoison perfectly captures the human experience.  In Light Filters In, Caroline Kaufman—known as @poeticpoison—does what she does best: reflects our own experiences back at us and makes us feel less alone, […]

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Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali, #10 review

Publication date: 13 June 2017 There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you glaze over them. Or, at least, I do. They’re in your face so much, you can’t see them, like how you can’t see your nose. 2. Misfits, people who don’t […]

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Everless by Sara Holland (Everless #1), #9 review

Publication date : 2 January 2018 In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries. No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. […]

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Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian( Ash Princess Trilogy #1) , #8 review

Publication date: 24 April 2018 Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. On that day, the Kaiser took Theodosia’s family, her land, and her name. Theo was crowned Ash Princess–a title of shame to bear in her new life as a prisoner. For […]

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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C. G. Drews, #7 review

Publication date: 7 June 2018 “Music is nothing unless it fills your soul with colour and passion and dreams“ An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to […]